Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

Lemna valdiviana Philippi
(Pale Duckweed)


Family: Lemnaceae

Status: Native

Synonyms:
None

Lemna valdiviana has asymmetrical fronds which are thin and sessile. It is found in quiet water. The fronds are oblong and appear nerveless. Lemna valdiviana can have fronds up to 5mm in length.



Lemna valdiviana, photo Danielle Walkup & Bill Norris, Gila River at the Lichty Center, June 24, 3008



Lemna valdiviana, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., Mangas Springs, July 8, 2007



Lemna valdiviana, upper surface (nerveless), photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., Pancho Cyn., July 17, 2008



Lemna valdiviana, lower surface, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., Pancho Cyn., July 17, 2008


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